State University of Tetova

The State University of Tetova (Albanian: Universiteti Shtetëror i Tetovës; Macedonian: Државен Универзитет во Тетово) is a public university in North Macedonia. The university was established on 17 December 1994 as the first Albanian language higher education institution in Macedonia, though not recognized as a state university by the national government until January 2004. Courses and lectures are held in Albanian, Macedonian and English. As of 2018–19 school year, a total of 7,097 students are enrolled at the university.

University of Tetovo
Universiteti i Tetovës
Универзитет во Тетово
TypePublic
Established17 December 1994; 27 years ago (1994-12-17)
RectorProf. Dr. Vullnet Ameti
Students7,097 (2018–19)[1]
Location,
42°00′00″N 20°58′00″E / 42°N 20.9667°E / 42; 20.9667Coordinates: 42°00′00″N 20°58′00″E / 42°N 20.9667°E / 42; 20.9667
CampusUrban
ColorsRed and Yellow   
Websitewww.unite.edu.mk
Building details
Universiteti Shteteror i Tetoves.jpg
View of the campus building, August 2015

HistoryEdit

The State University of Tetova was founded on 17 December 1994 upon the initiative of the Albanian Cultural Society of North Macedonia.[2] The first lectures were held on February 16–17, 1995 in Poroj and Rečica.

Faculties and departmentsEdit

The university consists of eleven faculties:

  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Math-Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Food Technology
  • Faculty of Physical Education
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology
  • Faculty of Pedagogy

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Запишани студенти на високите стручни школи и факултетите во Република Северна Македонија во академската 2018/2019 година" (PDF). stat.gov.mk (in Macedonian). Statistical Office of North Macedonia. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  2. ^ "UT marked the 26th anniversary of its founding, the activist Mr. Ali Ahmeti was awarded the title Doctor Honoris Causa". 25 December 2020.

External linksEdit

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